Neshama Franklin is an omnivorous reader who needs to keep track of all she reads and then shares the best of the bunch. She's worked at the Fairfax library for a quarter century plus, has a radio show where she reads what she loves, including reviews, and hosts Marin Poets Live!
Note: more from 2014. This installment: underwear in Brooklyn with a Jewish slant (f); syphilis in Medieval times (f); transgender adoption (nf); a modest mountain journey (nf); when people who... read more →
This installment: grotesquerie in Detroit (f); sinister domestic happenings (f); funny essays (nf); a dystopian teen book (f); short stories set in Florida (f); and last in the Magicians’ trilogy... read more →
This installment: crime fiction from Scotland (f); weirdness in a Washington state backwater (f); weirdness in the Ozarks (f), weirdness in British Columbia (f); Chast’s graphic memoir (f); and American... read more →
This installment: SF noir (f); cozy novel with a used clothing theme (f); magical realism in New England (CD-f); Seattle despair/good writing (f); short stories about screwed up folks (f);and... read more →
This installment: Enger’s latest (f); Somalis in Oslo (f); black lives matter (DVD); iconoclastic cartoonist’s memoir (nf); one from Julia Glass (f); and creepy, funny short stories (f). [Note: the... read more →
This installment: a CD that travels miles and centuries (f); more multiverse/gaming explorations (f); a great kid’s book with an Alzheimer’s element (f); a juicy TV series about the underside... read more →